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By Matthew Jobin | Comments: ( 758 ) | Date: ( Feb 20, 2020 )

The people of Moorvale put their faith in the legend The knight Tristan and the wizard Vithric, in an epic battle, had defeated the evil Nethergrim.That faith is shaken when livestock go missing, only to turn up as piles of bones But it s when a group of children disappear that they know for sure The Nethergrim has returned.Edmund s brother is one of the missing, and EdThe people of Moorvale put their faith in the legend The knight Tristan and the wizard Vithric, in an epic battle, had defeated the evil Nethergrim.That faith is shaken when livestock go missing, only to turn up as piles of bones But it s when a group of children disappear that they know for sure The Nethergrim has returned.Edmund s brother is one of the missing, and Edmund knows he must do something to save his life But what Though a student of magic, he struggles to cast even the simplest spell.Still, he and his friends swallow their fear and set out to battle an ancient evil whose powers none of them can imagine.

  • Title: The Nethergrim
  • Author: Matthew Jobin
  • ISBN: 9780399159985
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Matthew Jobin

When I was small, I often spent my free time playing in a little forested ravine near my house I found names for places, climbed trees as high as they would bear me, watched the change of seasons I even rafted down the creek that wound through it one flooded spring Somewhere back in those days a place began to take shape in my mind that I have been exploring ever since I loved to read, and loved to make up stories, using anything I could find in the world around me The world of the Middle Ages enchanted me, with its colours, its bravely glittering thoughts and clarion spirit.As I grew up I became fascinated with the story of humanity, with the weave of nature and culture that makes us what we are I studied anthropology, drawn to investigate how we got here and what life means The questions I considered there sharpened my thoughts and spurred me to set down my dreams in words Since then I have found my own path, writing to help me see better the place in my mind I have known for so long, for in that place answers form to the questions I have asked.

Comments The Nethergrim

  • Faye, la Patata

    For many months now, I've been trying to find that perfect YA Fantasy book to satisfy my thirst, but have found nothing that could really satiate that intense craving. So many of them these days have vague and shitty world-building, flat characters, and plotlines that are more apt to be called "plotholes". The majority of them also put too much emphasis on the romance, so much sometimes that other important aspects are forgotten and greatly overshadowed (I am looking at you, The Winner's Curse) [...]

  • Morgan (The Bookish Beagle)

    So very impressed. It was darker and grimmer than I expected, but had that thread of hope in it that reminded me of both the first Harry Potter and the Seven Realms series. I was drawn in from the start and thought it was such an enthralling adventure. I loved Edmund and Katherine and Tom, though I felt desperately sorry for him. They were believable albeit very brave 14 year olds. I loved the legends and the magic system. And I just loved the writing, it was crisp and melancholy, menacing and e [...]

  • Dolores

    What a pleasant surprise! I am not a fan of fantasy novels, but I am now a fan of the Nethergrim series. The main characters and the world building were interesting and well-drawn, with a perfect dose of medieval magic. I became so immersed in this story and it was so believable; not once did I find myself saying, "Are you kidding me?"This is perfect for fans of "Eragon" and "Narnia". I can't wait 'til someone else I know reads this so we can talk about it.

  • Sydney

    LOVED THIS SO MUCH. My only regret is not waiting to start until all three books have been released. It's going to be a very long wait, indeed.

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  • Lisa

    While browsing through the book galleys at work I came across "The Nethergrim". It looked interesting and although it is written for children 10 and up, I gave it a try. I was immediately drawn into the story of three friends (Edmund, Katherine and Tom) and their lives in the tiny village of Moorvale. After mysterious animal and children disappearances, the friends are forced into battle against the evil Nethergrim and his horrible minions. The Thornbeast was especially disturbing and scary to m [...]

  • Tess

    JUST BEAUTIFUL. Dark, yet full of hope and real human nature. This is sure to be the next big thing, it was an amazing book and I can't wait for the next one. This book is definitely worth picking up even if you don't normally like YA or fantasy, it transcends those genres. I'm going to read it again and savor it.

  • Sally

    It has been such a long time since I've been so engrossed into a book. This book was amazing and is definitely one that I'm going to keep an eye on. I loved Edmund. He isn't described as tall, dark, and mysterious probably because it is a middle-grade book. I'm not one who fawns over male protagonists who have everything going on for them. Edmund was really likeable and felt really real to me. Maybe it was the underdog vibe I was getting from him. The only thing that got me a bit iffy was Edmund [...]

  • Alex Scholz-lague

    The Nethergrim by Matthew Jobin was absolutely stunning. When this book is out in April, I would strongly advise picking up a copy, as I couldn't stop reading. The world and characters felt truly alive to me, and I can't imagine the quality of this book when the final version is released. If you enjoy fantasy on any level, this is a must read.

  • Tamara Richman

    Awesome, awesome, awesome! Lord of the Rings lite! Great adventure fantasy with enough dark mystery to keep middle schoolers enthralled. Would have liked more background about magic and out it works but I'm sure it will be addressed in the sequel. Great for fans of Ranger's Apprentice, Eragon, etc.

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  • Colin

    Actual rating: 4.5 stars.Oh man, what a surprise this book turned out to be. Firstly, shout out to Mr Jobin for creating a YA fantasy book that I don't want to throw out the window. Secondly, shout out to my friend and book reviewer extraordinaire Faye! For introducing this gem of a book to me in the first place!I'm a huge Fantasy fan in general and I read everything from epic fantasy to urban fantasy but I have to say, YA fantasy is a genre I'm not too fond of these days. Most of the time, thes [...]

  • Jacki

    Dark, enthralling, and charming. Great for Last Apprentice or Harry Potter fans.Review at storytimehooligans.wordpress/2014

  • LovesHorses

    The Nethergrim is the kind of new book many of us have been awaiting for a long time - a story that engrosses us fully in a world so well crafted that is seems entirely real. The middle ages world of the Nethergrim is immersive and captivating with a cast of characters that will become your friends - and your foes - that stay with you long after you finish the book. The characters and the plot have the depth and richness to make this book as entertaining for adults as it is for kids.The three yo [...]

  • Booklover23

    The Nethergrim is being marketed a young adult or maybe middle grade fantasy, but it is definitely appealing to adults. The author manages to craft a story with layers that provides great crossover potential. The writing is so well crafted it is difficult to believe this is his first book. I got so caught up in the characters and their story that I could not put it down, I barely got any sleep for 3 days while I devoured this book! I contemplated taking time off work to stay home and read it :)T [...]

  • Alex

    This was a completely blind read for me that I was fortunate enough to pick up at Comic Con before it is to be released this coming April. What started as a, "let's try it out on the subway ride home" became a reading frenzy to the finish. Always trust a book with a map inside the cover, I say. It's hard to believe Mr. Jobin is a first time writer. As a fantasy fan and a school teacher I will recommend this book both to nerds and students alike. Mr. Jobin is a fantastic writer with a skill for w [...]

  • Hoover Public Library Kids and Teens

    This series opener has the feel of classic fantasy, yet it still comes across as fresh. Plenty of scary action and extremely likable young heroes.

  • Julie

    A great young adult novel.

  • Kelly Sierra

    “Edmund felt despair eating away at his victory. ‘Why is the world like this?’ He shivered. ‘Why does it feel so cold, so hard?’A smile flickered on John’s face, one that was neither happy nor sad. ‘What would be the worth of goodness, in a world that always rewarded it?’”Edmund is the older of two sons, and will one day inherit his father’s tavern; however, Edmund has other dreams. He wishes to be as powerful as the legendary wizard Vithric. Many years ago, a dark shadow pas [...]

  • Mark E.

    I picked up an advance copy from a good friend of mine, and I do not regret reading it one bit. After I kept thanking him, he suggested I join and share my thoughts instead. Here goes:The Nethergrim is a surprisingly dark fantasy novel perfect for the early-teen crowd. It has a lot of suspense: from whodunnit to "oh please, no, don't go in there!"It also paints a wonderfully everyday picture of life for everyday people in a setting rather like the European Dark Ages. Our heroes aren't noble lor [...]

  • James Huffman

    Jobin creates a fully realized world with internal myths, broad family dynamics, and complex main characters. He leaves you hungering for the next volume!

  • Jesse

    Loved this. fast paced. well written.

  • Ms. Yingling

    I have to admit that I'm not a huge fan of fantasy books, until I get one that I like. This one looked like standard medieval monster fighting fare, but our School Secretary Extraordinaire, Amy, really liked it, so I soldiered through. I'm glad I did, because fans of The Ranger's Apprentice or The Last Apprentice will need to read this one. There are always a handful of students who only want to read medieval fantasy, so I need to get a few new titles every year.17938370Jobin, Matthew. The Nethe [...]

  • **✿❀ Maki ❀✿**

    I've been needing a good, solid fantasy story, and The Nethergrim worked perfectly.The synopsis compares it to the Ranger's Apprentice series and Chronicles of Narnia, but it's definitely more Ranger's Apprentice. Not quite sure how it's supposed to be like Narnia. But whatever.Everybody knows the story: The great knight Tristan and the wizard Vithric went to slay the Nethergrim. Sixty men went up - three men came down. But Tristan had managed to defeat the Nethergrim.Exceptat's not quite how th [...]

  • Chi-chi

    Matthew Jobin’s The Nethergrim faced an uphill battle when I began reading. It’s classified as a children’s book, instead of the YA book that it is. It’s got a weird looking cover and even stranger back cover. The title is offputting. Honestly, after all that, I only gave it a try because I got the free ARC. So consider me shocked when I was drawn in after the first page.The book is framed by the legend of a great hero named Tristan. Once you hear his story, you are brought to a sleepy s [...]

  • Jolandie Mielitz

    Really, really good. Could easily be compared to one of the great children adventure stories. Surprisingly eager for the next book to come out!

  • Nancy

    Legend says that the mighty knight Tristan and the powerful wizard Vithric entered the lair of the terrible Nethergrim and slew it. "And there, in those chambers, did I see with mine own eyes his works in all their dread and decaying splendor, for rotting there in that cold sanctuary lay the hoarded wealth of centuries, taken by force and fear and left to ruin in a lightless grotto. Upon the star lay seven children. The people wept for fury and for shame as the light of their torches did fall up [...]

  • Evelyn Romp

    Ik heb gelachen, ik heb gehuild, ik heb pagina's overgeslagen omdat het te spannend was (en toen toch maar weer terug gebladerd om het alsnog te lezen) en ik heb alleen maar aan dit boek gedacht op de momenten dat ik het niet aan het lezen was. Dit boek is echt heel erg goed geschreven. De personages zijn levensecht en kruipen direct onder je huid. Er zijn helden en anti-helden. Ze zijn sympathiek en hebben allemaal hun sterktes en zwaktes. Tom was mijn favoriet, zo'n soort type kom je te weinig [...]

  • Angelica

    One of the best books I've ever read! It's suspenseful, a page turner, and a crazy twist at the end!

  • Chapter by Chapter

    Right from the get-go it was the title of author Matthew Jobin’s The Nethergrim that had me interested in reading. It sounded interesting, foreboding and after reading over the novel’s description I was interested in finding out where it would go. A middle grade novel dealing with fantasy and a bad guy way more powerful than they could even dream of being? Sounded like a great read and luckily for me it totally was.It’s been years since the evil Nethergrim was killed and main characters Ed [...]

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